"Sheena Queen of the Jungle" was a syndicated live-action TV adventure series set in East Africa. There were 26 episodes which ran on independent US television stations in 1955 and 1956. (There are only 8 episodes in this series of 4 posts.) It's stars who appeared in all 26 episodes were Irish McCalla (title role) and Chris Drake. Animal actor Neal the Chimp appeared in 21 episodes. The series was filmed in Mexico. TRIVIA: Anita Ekberg and Debra Paget auditioned and screen-tested for... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: television adventures, jungle adventures, Sheena, jungle girls, jungle jills, Irish McCalla, Chris...
The Commies are coming! The Commies are coming! A paranoid red-scare delusion in which America in invaded and defeated by an unnamed country (but we know it's really Russia). Stars Gerald Mohr and Peggie Castle. Produced during a time when the House Un-American Activities Committee and Joe McCarthy were looking for Reds under every coffee table. TRIVIA: Noel Neill and Phyllis Coates (both of whom played Lois Lane on TV's Superman) are in this film. Directed by Alfred E Green Released in 1952... favorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: red scare, propaganda, foreign invasion, Gerald Mohr, Peggie Castle
This print is significantly sharper than the existing IA copy. Also, the audio is in sync. A jungle girl adventure produced in West Germany. It became a US grindhouse hit in the early '60s because of Marion Michael's nudity Directed by Edvard von Borsody German release 1956 US release 1959 dubbed English complete print a.k.a. "Liane, das Madchen aus dem Urwald" favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Adventures, jungle girls, grindhouse, Marion Michael, Hardy Kruger
Yeah it's a flaming turkey with bad dialog (much of it ad libbed), awful acting, primitive screenplay and screwy editing. BUT it also has a wonder dog, a pre-code skinny-dipping blonde - and wait until you see what raises witchdoctor Mischa Auer from the dead! This one ranks high on the must be seen to be believed list. Directed by George Jeske and C Edwards Roberts Released in 1933 Complete print favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: adventures, south seas, pre code, Flash the Dog, Noah Beery, Mischa Auer, Henry Walthall
Young black man about town, "Lamont" (Alvin Seme) pushed by the constant surveillance of his everyday life, discovers the real power is offscreen. At the same time an actress, Iris (Tricia Vessey) refuses to "die" in a casting, which in turn piques the interest of the director (Matt Borum). She returns to her east Village apartment she shares with another actress, "Mira" (Liz Stauber) who is desperate for fame whatever the price. Iris retreats in her room,... favorite ( 2 reviews ) Topic: Drama
A feature length adaptation of King Lear. Prior familiarity with the play is probably necessary to enjoy this film. If you would like to watch Lear on your DVD player and are in an NTSC country, click on the link on the left hand column labeled "All Files HTTP." There's an iso image for a DVD with menus and chapters. favorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Shakespeare, King Lear
In this 1950s exploito film, sweet young thing Joy Reynolds visits "fashion model" sister Lisa Rack in Hollywood, but soon joins her sister in the sordid worlds of nude modeling and prostitution. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: exploitation, grindhouse, prostitution, 1950s
Taken from IMDB: Mary Lou manages to escape abduction by a prostitution ring. She tells the Chief of Detectives they were planning to take her to the Berrywood road house, a well-known den of iniquity. Jim Murray and beautician Belle Harris are using her beauty shop to recruit floozies for their road house circuit. Dona Lee, who works at the beauty salon, is falling in love with young reporter wanna-be Phillip, but Murray gets jealous and makes life rough for him. Meanwhile Dona begins to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Exploitation, Drama
"Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women" (1968) is the second of two reworkings of "Planeta Bur," a Soviet sci-fi film from 1959. The first was the similarly titled, "Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet" (1962) assembled by director Curtis Harrington for producer Roger Corman."Voyage to the Planet of the Prehistoric Women" was confabulated by Peter Bogdanovich using the pseudonym, Derek Thomas. Working under the dictum that American International... favoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Feature Films, Sci-Fi, Science Fiction, Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, Pavel Klushantev, Curtis...
The Film follows a reporter (Davee Decker) as she infiltrates a nudist colony in the hopes of exposing its immoral ways. However, once there, she finds herself enjoying it a little bit more than she anticipated. This Film was extremely controversial in 1961 today, films like this are considered to be curiosity pieces. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topic: Romance